Delegation of Authority Certification
Often, there are many moving parts to running a business and a large part of this involves delegating tasks to various individuals. Delegation of tasks is also an important element for anyone in a managerial position.
Being in any type of leadership role requires a certain level of trust, as delegation of authority is an important aspect of managing a team or group of people. Entrusting employees with responsibilities creates a higher commitment to work.
Delegation of authority is not just beneficial for a business or for a leader, but it also serves as a vital aspect of growth for many professionals. One can learn new skills and fine-tune old ones, while delivering and receiving respect. However, while the delegation of authority can have many benefits, there is often hesitation regarding the implementation of it.
What you will learn in this course:
- Why individuals don’t delegate tasks
- Learn and understand the importance of the relationship between authority and responsibility
- Elements of delegation
- How to be a master delegator
Benefits of delegating authority:
- You will learn about the relationship between authority and responsibility and how to apply it as a manager
- Understand the importance of accountability both on the part of the delegator and the person taking on the task
- Learn how to assign duties and grant authority
- Learn how to create responsibility
- Managers will learn how to minimise workload
- Learn how to facilitate growth
Who can take the Delegation of Authority Certification course?There are no entry requirements to take the course.
What is the structure of the course?The course is broken down into 4 individual modules. Each module takes between 20 and 90 minutes on average to study. Although students are free to spend as much or as little time as they feel necessary on each module.
Where / when can the course be studied?The course can be studied study at any time and from any internet connected device
Is there a test at the end of the course?Once you have completed all 4 modules there is a multiple choice test. The questions will be on a range of topics found within the 4 modules. The test, like the course, is online and can be taken a time and location of your choosing.
What is the pass mark for the final test?The pass mark for the test is 70%.
What happens if a user fails the test?If the user doesn’t pass the test first time they will get further opportunities to take the test again after extra study. There are no limits to the number of times a test can be taken.
How long does it take to complete the Delegation of Authority Certification course?We estimate that the course will take about 2.5 hours to complete in total, plus an additional 30 minutes for the end of course test.